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Wonderful History

Great place to learn about local Pearl S. Buck... Grounds of the historical site are perfect... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
carolamiller49
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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
What a Delight

I had a tour of The Pearl Buck House with a group of friends. Whether you are a fan of her... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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Just a short drive from Philadelphia, The Pearl S. Buck House promotes the legacy of author and humanitarian, Pearl S. Buck.As you walk through her pre-1825 Pennsylvania stone farmhouse, you will learn her life history, which began in childhood as a...more
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great place to learn about local Pearl S. Buck... Grounds of the historical site are perfect; actually have taken the tour of the buildings several times ~~~ the last time was during the Christmas season time. Decorations were unbelievable and staff gave lots of information...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank carolamiller49
Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

We're delighted to read how much you enjoyed the tour and the grounds of the Pearl S. Buck House recently and during the Christmas season, when we have our annual Festival of Trees. Thanks for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I had a tour of The Pearl Buck House with a group of friends. Whether you are a fan of her writings, enjoy house tours, gardens, or appreciate the contribution she has made to international understanding there is something for everyone. The docent was very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

We're delighted about your delight! It's great to read that you and your friends enjoyed your docent-led tour of the Pearl S. Buck House. Our docents are very special. They're smart, passionate about what the life and legacy of Pearl S. Buck, and highly trained....More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

I grew up very local to the Pearl S. Buck home and I am an avid reader, but I have to confess that I really no interest in her prior to this visit. My mother and I were looking for a history trip that was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

We couldn't be more delighted that you had such an enriching experience during your docent-led tour of the Pearl S. Buck House and were inspired when you learned of of Ms. Bucks many humanitarian efforts! Thank you for taking the time to write such a...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Really nice home and grounds of the famous author. Items include her years in China as well as manuscripts and writings throughout her life. A nice experience. Beautiful home.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you, Joel, for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad you enjoyed your experience visiting the Pearl S. Buck House ... and the grounds!

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Driving up the driveway, you see the beautiful grounds & buildings with artists painting. Our tour guide, Linda, was very informative and knowledgeable about Pear Buck's life and accomplishments. The furniture in the house are original pieces which give the visitor an excellent insight as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi, Frank - Thank you for your review and sharing details of your experience. We're so pleased you enjoyed your tour of the Pearl S. Buck House. Our volunteer tour guides are carefully trained ... and passionate about the life and legacy of Pearl S....More

Reviewed July 18, 2018

Very interesting story. Docin did a great job. Very knowledgeable. Good for families except small children.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and share your experience with other travelers. Our volunteer docents (tour guides) are extensively trained. They also are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about Pearl S. Buck's life and legacy. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018

I live in Bucks County and The Pearl Buck House is one of the places I like to take my visitors. The docents are quite knowledgable and the house is quick interesting with the furnishings reflecting her international travels. Her advocacy for human rights is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

We're so pleased that you enjoy the docent-led tours of the Pearl S. Buck House and share the experience with your visitors! Our volunteer docents are highly trained, knowledgeable, and passionate about Pearl S. Buck's life and legacy. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Pearl S. Buck was an author, humanitarian and so much more. Her estate and foundation are lovely to see, but the tour gives one a full perspective of all that this woman accomplished during her lifetime. Some things will truly surprise; everything will inspire. Tours...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your sharing details of some of the programs and events that are held at our National Historic Landmark site.

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Our trip to New Hope gave us (3 generations of women) a chance to delve into history. Pearl S Buck International was an easy 30 minute ride from down town New Hope. Give yourself an extra 15 minutes before your tour starts to become acquainted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

What a lovely review. Thank you for taking the time to write it and to share your beautiful pictures! We're so pleased to read of the positive experience you and your group shared talking a guided tour of the Pearl S. Buck House .

Reviewed June 12, 2018

I visited the Pearl S. Buck house about two years ago, during the summer. I knew very little about Buck or her writing, but wanted to visit because I'm a writer myself. The grounds are very impressive; the landscaping alone was top notch and well...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Pearl B, Communications Manager at Pearl S. Buck House, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're so please you enjoyed your tour of the house!

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cracond1
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Pearl B | Property representative |
Hi, Pearl - As another visitor previously posted, there is no direct public transportation. From NYC you can either drive yourself or use a car service. If you choose either of these options enter this address into the GPS... More
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saucon
April 12, 2015|
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Response from Pearl B | Property representative |
The Pearl S. Buck House guided tours are Monday - Saturday at 11,1, and 2:00 pm and Sundays at 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.now through November 8. Additional tours are added November 10 - Dec 31. The tours begin in the Welcome Center... More
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saucon
April 12, 2015|
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Response from Fred G | Reviewed this property |
The Pearl S. Buck house is open all year round. It is highly recommended that you take a tour. All of the Docents are well-informed and each has a personal perspective on the contribution that Ms. Buck has made to society... More
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